Maple Granola with Dried Fruit

Making your own granola allows you to create whatever flavors you desire. Add crystallized ginger, chopped dates, a sprinkle of cinnamon, coconut flakes, dried papaya—the possibilities are endless!

Serves: 8Hands-on: 15 minutesTotal: 45 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 8

Ingredients

  • ½ cup butter
  • ⅔ cup maple syrup
  • ⅓ cup canola oil
  • 1½ tsp. vanilla extract
  • 2 cups oats
  • ½ cup ground flax seeds
  • ¼ cup dark raisins
  • ¼ cup golden raisins
  • ¼ cup diced dried apricots

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 325°F.
  • Over low heat, melt and whisk together butter, syrup, canola oil, and vanilla.
  • On large baking tray in a single layer, toss together oats, flax seeds, raisins, and dried apricots. Drizzle maple syrup mixture over oats, gently tossing to combine as needed.
  • Bake for 30 minutes, carefully tossing once during cooking. Granola will harden as it cools.

Recipe Information

Serves: 8

Ingredients

  • ½ cup butter
  • ⅔ cup maple syrup
  • ⅓ cup canola oil
  • 1½ tsp. vanilla extract
  • 2 cups oats
  • ½ cup ground flax seeds
  • ¼ cup dark raisins
  • ¼ cup golden raisins
  • ¼ cup diced dried apricots

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 325°F.
  • Over low heat, melt and whisk together butter, syrup, canola oil, and vanilla.
  • On large baking tray in a single layer, toss together oats, flax seeds, raisins, and dried apricots. Drizzle maple syrup mixture over oats, gently tossing to combine as needed.
  • Bake for 30 minutes, carefully tossing once during cooking. Granola will harden as it cools.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories410
Total Fat25g
Saturated Fat8g
Cholesterol30mg
Sodium10mg
Total Carbohydrate44g
Dietary Fiber5g
Sugars25g
Protein4g